Bill Frost has been a journalist and TV reviewer since the 4:3-aspect-ratio ’90s. His pulse-pounding prose has been featured in The Salt Lake Tribune, Pacific Northwest Inlander, Coachella Valley Independent, Salt Lake City Weekly, and many other dead-tree publications. In addition to his CableTV.com work, Bill is a senior writer and streaming TV columnist at SLUGMag.com. By night, Bill cranks a Flying V with his band at the bar.
Satellite internet service is sometimes the only option for rural customers living on the edge of the grid, and the choices are slim: Viasat and HughesNet. If you’re used to the speed and performance (not to mention the pricing) of fiber, cable, or DSL internet, they’re both not so much “good” as a “good enough” option.Read more
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Aside from their delivery methods, AT&T TV and DIRECTV are quite similar—right down to the package names, two-year contracts, and ownership (that would be AT&T). AT&T TV is streamed over the internet, and DIRECTV is beamed via satellite in the sky.Read more
It does a lot for under $10 a month, but CBS All Access doesn’t quite deliver on the “All” promise of its “Access.” CBS’s streaming TV service is the first from a major television network and, as a result, didn’t necessarily get everything right out of the gate.Read more
fuboTV offers up to 187 channels, a 500-hour cloud DVR, and a slick interface that neatly mirrors what you’re used to with cable or satellite service. It’s also just fun to say “fubo.” fuboTV launched in 2015 as “Netflix for soccer,” but has since set its sights on becoming a full-service TV streaming destination.Read more
You probably already know Hulu—it’s the on-demand service where you stream TV shows the day after they air or watch originals like Shrill and The Handmaid’s Tale. But you may not know the live version, the service’s bid to woo you away from cable and satellite.Read more
Livestreaming hasn’t replaced cable or satellite TV, but it’s gaining ground on traditional providers in 2020. With just a solid internet connection, livestreaming TV can deliver the same entertainment as cable or satellite for less money and with no contract commitments.Read more